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Beyond Civilization: Society, Culture, and the Individual in the Age of Globalization

by Harry Redner Transaction Publishers (January 31, 2013)

“[Redner] examines how the processes unleashed by globalization are usurping civilization as a means of social organization and mode for arranging identity. He argues that as globalization begins to make the...


The Problem with Multiculturalism: The Uniqueness and Universality of Western Civilization

by John M. Headley Transaction Publishers (August 14, 2012)

John M. Headley argues for the West’s uniqueness and universality, while critiquing multiculturalism’s failure to recognize these special characteristics. Headley also seeks to advance the ever-contentious...


The Distortion of America

by Oscar Handlin Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

This volume is a handbook on avoiding error, as well as a methodological primer on how historians gather evidence, presume witnesses to be reliable or not, and develop forms of verification in the conduct of...


In Defense of Anthropology: An Investigation of the Critique of Anthropology

by Herbert S. Lewis Transaction Publishers (November 30, 2013)

This book is about how the history and character of modern anthropology has been egregiously distorted. Lewis is concerned with setting the record straight regarding the misrepresentation of older anthropology...


Totalitarianism, Globalization, Colonialism: The Destruction of Civilization since 1914

by Harry Redner Transaction Publishers (May 23, 2014)

The century that began in 1914 with the outbreak of the First World War was catastrophic. Over the course of that one-hundred-year span, civilizations were destroyed in the Old World, the New World, and the...


Literature and the Image of Man

by Leo Lowenthal Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

“[Lowenthal’s] argument for literature as an accurate indicator of its society rests on sensitive, alert textual criticism, deep historical familiarity, and effective use of conventional sociological concepts.” ...


Weber and Toennies: Comparative Sociology in Historical Perspective

by Joseph B. Maier, Zoltan Tarr & Judith T. Marcus Transaction Publishers (December 31, 2011)

This collection of selected essays by Werner J. Cahnman brings together his writings about Max Weber, Ferdinand Toennies, and historical sociology. The great theoretical range and depth of his intellect and...


Founders, Classics, Canons: Modern Disputes over the Origins and Appraisal of Sociologys Heritage

by Peter Baehr & Steven Lukes Transaction Publishers (December 15, 2015)

Founders, classics, and canons have been vitally important in helping to frame sociology’s identity. In this volume, Peter Baehr defends the continuing importance of sociology’s classics and traditions in...


Negotiating Normality: Everyday Lives in Socialist Institutions

by Daniela Koleva Transaction Publishers (August 14, 2012)

“A most welcome addition to an emerging body of literature that discusses various aspects of private and everyday life in Communist times and the ways of remembering life under Communism in the post-socialist...


Sociology of the Renaissance

by Alfred von Martin & Gertrud Lenzer Transaction Publishers (November 04, 2015)

“Presents a unified treatment of the sociological aspects of the Renaissance. . . . Only a master of the subject could have so clearly revealed the social dynamic of the movement in its origin, its full tide,...


Cultural Renewal: Restoring the Liberal and Fine Arts

by Arthur Pontynen Transaction Publishers (September 08, 2014)

The decline of interest in the liberal and fine arts is widely lamented. At issue is why this decline happened and how we might restore qualitative standards by which to live. Arthur Pontynen argues that cultural...


The Use and Abuse of Memory: Interpreting World War II in Contemporary European Politics

by Christian Karner & Bram Mertens Transaction Publishers (September 30, 2013)

“This volume addresses the enduring narrative and memories of WWII in four themes of current scholarship: a combination of interdisciplinary paradigms and concerns; a transnational inclusivity of all Europe;...


Globalization and Transformation

by Bruce Mazlish Transaction Publishers (April 30, 2015)

In Globalization and Transformation, Bruce Mazlish examines developments in contemporary warfare, economy, technology, and religion as fundamental factors in human experience that have accelerated global change...


Culture and Liberty: Writings of Isabel Paterson

by Stephen Cox Transaction Publishers (June 01, 2015)

Isabel Paterson was a prophet of the libertarian movement, and influenced libertarian and conservative writers and public figures, from Ayn Rand to William F. Buckley, Jr. Noted as a literary critic and novelist,...